See Photos of the Turkish Festival
Date and Time
Sunday, September 29, 2013, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Freedom Plaza, Pennsylvania Avenue, NW between 12th and 14th Streets.
The closest Metro station is Federal Triangle
Parking is limited in this part of the city. Public transportation is highly recommended. See a map
Turkish Festival Highlights
- Turkish cuisine from local Washington DC restaurants: Kabobs, vegetarian dishes, pastries and desserts will be available for purchase. Turkish coffee will be offered at the ever-popular Turkish coffee house, and fortune-tellers will be reading fortunes from coffee grinds.
- A “Kid's Tent” will provide an interactive introduction to Turkey featuring hands-on activities that will provide children of all ages an afternoon full of educational fun and an opportunity to build and bring home their own artistic creations.
- “The Culture and Tourism Tent” will host exhibitions as well as demonstrations of Turkish arts such as calligraphy, paper marbling, tile-making, miniature, and carpet weaving. More than 20 arts and crafts vendors will showcase Turkish jewelry, hand-woven textiles, and pottery at the Turkish Bazaar.